Join the Citadel of Aleppo
First Section : Who built the Citadel of Aleppo
Section II: Citadel of Aleppo
Who built the Citadel of Aleppo
Aleppo Castle in the center of the city of Aleppo, Syria , which is one of the world 's largest castles and more Chehrta the
First built the Citadel of Aleppo Seleucus Nikator the State Antioch and has built on a hill and city supervisor has added fractions king of Persia, some placements and rebuilt the walls and when taken Saif Hamdani state ( 944-967 ) rebuilt the walls and fortify her and so did his son Saad state inhabited and make it a house for him and has devastated Nicephore Focus king of the Romans when he took over Aleppo, although it declined it .
Children Merdas did in the eleventh century castle when devolved to them the same thing you do Hamdania Farammoa castle and became their reign residence of princes and this may require a lot of work and construction to become a castle - based Emiri featuring establish and palaces , mosques and government facilities.
When devolved castle to Noureddine Ben Imad al-Din al - Zanki which he praised the many buildings and the fort remained the subject of care family Zangid to be queen Ayyubid family ...
When the outcome of the castle to King Zahir Ghazi fortify her and amend and built a reservoir of water and stores of grain and a hillside castle and built with stone and top door on its current and work him a bridge extending to the country and built on the door towers and the work of the castle five Kabawat and make her three iron doors also built the Dar Al Ezz and built around this house and stone houses and baths as a large orchard was established in released Aioanha .
Has become the citadel of Aleppo in the Mamluk era military center and a place to stay deputies and an important focal point for the city and its code .
In the year 1400 AD Mughal managed raped , burned and castle ruins that remained was Prince Sayf al-Din deputies to rule by Sultan al-Malik al - Nasir Faraj bin plum ...
The Citadel of Aleppo in the second Mamluk dispute appeared in the wars that took place between them in order to possess and possess her hometown ...
In the Ottoman Empire no longer Aleppo city limits where it became the center of the empire , then say that and say like the Citadel of Aleppo , but it has remained a center militarily significant reside military units and later established the Janissaries and because of that continued attention renovated and when it came the armies of Mohammed Pasha, ruler of Egypt and his son Ibrahim Pasha, the Egyptian garrison castle stabilized and held the building still know Egyptian Balzqna and was built in the period between ( 1830 - 1840 ) and then returned to the castle of the Ottoman power .
Aleppo Citadel is a fortress Syria is located in the city of Aleppo in northern Syria , featuring a castle magnitude and one of the largest castles in the world and dates back castle to ancient times , and sits castle on a hill in the center of the city of Aleppo and climb the castle's majestic scenery is by stairs Omadrj huge passes through the gate Mrtfah in the center and the shrine on Aqueduct ranging in height up to the main gate of the castle.
== De******ion castle == surrounds the castle under the semi-circular and a number of towers belonging to different civilizations, inside the castle towering we find we have an integrated city buildings , mosques and halls, warehouses, arenas , theater, shops and a lot of effects , and Me castle during the reign of Sultan Malik al-Zahir Ghazi Ben Salah religion , Evaluated the main gate and some of the facilities inside the castle.
Consists entrance to the castle basic construction of a huge author of doors and corridors and halls of the defense and ammunition , and among the buildings at the top of this building a large hall is the throne room that is decorated faced decorated with stone wonderful , there are a lot of buildings, rooms and halls , corridors and the effects of many inside the castle. In many ******s rectangular towers , including large and small these ******s overlook the most beautiful view in the famous old Aleppo Bosoagahm roofed and its quarters , churches and mosques and ancient gates and homes .
Aleppo Citadel is one of the most beautiful and excelled castles and the largest and has an eventful history was out and the base of many of the rulers , kings and leaders witnessed the most important events in the Middle from the Arameans era through many civilizations and even the Islamic era .
Castle Aleppo in the center of the old city on a hill in the form of an onyx cone base of the lower dimensions ( 550 m * 350 m) and the base of the upper , which sits upon the castle of ( 375 m * 273 m ) rises the castle about 50 meters from the level of the city, a fortified wall circular containing six towers oversees the slope bumpy built the towers relate to the castle by basements and below trench surrounded Paltel from all sides with a width of about 30 m and a depth of about 22 m and the foot of the hill in the past coated and Mrcefa stones huge but never leaving only section adjacent to the gate of the main distinguishes the castle main entrance is a bridge bold Italic with degrees beyond the trench and laptop on a series of Qanater stone number eight in the blink of external small tower while at the other end of the bridge and adjacent to the castle it facing Tower and large is a main gate that leads into the fortress of the castle seven armored doors and covered with iron to resist fire and blows the attackers.
Inside the castle there Jaamaan Okdmanma is a collector of Abraham , which was built by Nur ad-Din in 1162 AD on the ruins of a Byzantine church The Great Mosque was built by Zahir Ghazi bin Saladin year (1210) AD and contains a minaret square height (20 meters) in the northern part of the castle and to the east of the Grand Mosque is located Ibrahim Pasha barracks constructed of stones extracted from the foot of the hill .
In the center of the castle is the Royal Palace , which dates back to the thirteenth century, in addition to large bathroom consisting of ten rooms pass the pipe hot and cold water is made of pottery and there are also tanks to store water and several wells with a depth of some 60 meters have been used wells hidden Xradeb . As there is inside the castle set of halls with multiple uses , some with a defensive nature such as those overlooking the main entrance hall to the throne back to the Mamluk era ( the fifteenth century and XVI) and the Great Hall beneath the level of the castle is accessible by staircase has been named ( imprisonment blood) as There are other rooms were used as warehouses .
We successive Aleppo citadel many events and passed by the nations and peoples of different because of its important as a point of convergence of convoys of mobile Mesopotamia and the Mediterranean in the sixteenth century BC , including the Hittites to their empire, occupied by Thutmose III in the year 1457 BC and annexed to Assyria in 738 BC.
Prior to becoming Aleppo Citadel fortress was during the reign of Alexander the Great is a soldiers camp leaders while in the Roman and Byzantine era has been the site of great importance and added to many of the establishments .
Muslim Arabs income year ( 636 ) AD and became a center for the State of Hamdania at the end of of tenth century Voloa the century the castle's great attention to where they built the wall and fortifications
Seljuk conducted some of the reforms , In era Zeinkyin in the second century AD and at the hands of Nur ad-Din was the restoration of the dilapidated fence .
In 1183 AD , the fort underwent Saladin and appointed his son Zahir Ghazi and automatically upon reaching his peak of its prosperity and completed all installations and fortifications were later castle of the damage inflicted by the Mongol Hulagu and his army in the year 1260 AD .
Rebuilt at the end of the Mamluk period and the beginning of the Ottoman Empire before it enters in isolation and neglect until the mid - twentieth century .
Museum of the Citadel of Aleppo
Aleppo Citadel Museum The museum is located inside the citadel of Aleppo in the center of the city of Aleppo , Syria, in one of the old historic buildings inside the castle which is one of the world 's largest castles , and the museum houses monuments and archaeological finds that were extracted from the castle , which date back to several ancient civilizations .
Important monuments in the castle
The castle moat .
The castle wall .
The first tower .
The main tower .
Ibrahim Mosque .
Egyptian barracks .
The royal palace and the bathroom .
Throne Hall .
Tower northern slope .
Tower southern slope .